Del. Supreme Court Justice Berger to retire

By Amy Cherry 2:03pm, June 9, 2014 - Updated 2:33pm, June 9, 2014
Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Berger will retire in September.
Delaware Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Berger is retiring, making her the third justice to step down from the state's highest court in the past year.

Berger was the first woman to join the state Supreme Court in 1994. She was also the first woman to serve on Chancery Court.

Berger's retirement announcement comes just months after Leo Strine was sworn in as Chief Justice, taking over for Myron Steele who retired last year.

Justice Jack Jacobs also announced he'll be retiring later this month. Gov. Markell has nominated Wilmington corporate lawyer Karen Valihura to take his spot.

Berger's last day on the high court will be September 1st.

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